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A Concise History of Australia

5th Edition

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  • Date Published: January 2021
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108728485

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  • Stuart Macintyre, one of Australia's most highly regarded historians, revisits A Concise History of Australia to provoke readers to reconsider Australia's past and its relationship to the present. Integrating new scholarship with the historical record, the fifth edition of A Concise History of Australia brings together the long narrative of Australia's First Nations' peoples; the arrival of Europeans and the era of colonies, convicts, gold and free settlers; the foundation of a nation state; and the social, cultural, political and economic developments that created a modern Australia. As we enter the third decade of the twenty-first century, Macintyre's Australia remains one of achievements and failures. So too the future possibilities are deeply rooted in the country's past endeavours. A Concise History of Australia is an invitation to examine this past.

    • Written by one of Australia's most respected historians
    • A lively and clear narrative history accessible to general readers
    • The fifth edition explores contemporary Australia, and recent scholarship in the fields of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories
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    • Edition: 5th Edition
    • Date Published: January 2021
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108728485
    • length: 420 pages
    • dimensions: 215 x 137 x 22 mm
    • weight: 0.5kg
    • contains: 48 b/w illus. 6 maps
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Beginnings, c. 50,000 years before the present–c. 1600
    2. Newcomers, c. 1600–1792
    3. Coercion, 1793–1821
    4. Conquest, 1822–1850
    5. Progress, 1851–1888
    6. Reconstruction, 1889–1913
    7. Sacrifice, 1914–1945
    8. Golden age, 1946–1975
    9. Rectification, 1976–1996
    10. Outcomes, 1997–2019.

  • Author

    Stuart Macintyre, University of Melbourne
    Stuart Macintyre is an Emeritus Laureate Professor of the University of Melbourne. He served as president of the Australian Historical Association and the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and is currently chair of the Heritage Council of Victoria and president of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History. Among the forty books he has written or edited are The Oxford History of Australia, Volume 4 (1986), The History Wars (2003) and Australia's Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s (2015). With Alison Bashford he edited the Cambridge History of Australia (2013).

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